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Whenever a Democrat asks me about beating Liddy Dole next year, I ask this trivia question: Who was the last Democrat from North Carolina to win a U.S. Senate seat in a presidential election year? The answer: Sam Ervin. 1968.

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The Basiji Force is a militia group in Iran. It is not unlike the ‘Brownshirts’ in Germany in the 1930’s and just as the ‘Brownshirts’ had Hitler’s approval the Basiji Force has the blessing of Iran’s President Mahmoud Ah’madinejad. Not

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After David Halberstam died this week, The News & Observer reported on a chance meeting that U.S. Attorney George Holding had with Halberstam a month ago. According to the N&O account by Matthew Eisley: It was a chance encounter last

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Bush and Cheney claim that Democrats are playing politics with the war. I can understand. After all, they think the war is theirs to play politics with. That’s what they’ve done from the start. Click Here to discuss and comment

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Dennis Kucinich is flakier than Kellogg’s. But he’s on to something. He introduced articles of impeachment against Dick Cheney. Republicans are howling, and Democrats are hiding. But wait. Republicans impeached Bill Clinton for lying about sex. Isn’t lying about war

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Democratic State Representative Linda Coleman has sponsored legislation to take control of the State Pension Fund away from Treasurer Richard Moore and give it to a fourteen member Board of Trustees. Democratic Representative Bill Faison of Hillsborough and two Republicans

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As he runs for President, John Edwards is undergoing a level of scrutiny he’s never experienced before. Mr. Edward’s is not the first candidate the press – or his opponents – have caught doing one thing while saying another. But

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After AG Roy Cooper’s announcement in the Duke case, I praised his performance – both here and in The News & Observer. So now I can take him to task. Roy, it was a mistake to go to the White

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the United States is not losing in Iraq. In that case, I’d hate to see losing. Click Here to discuss and comment on this and other articles in our Forum.

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After the Virginia Tech shootings, both sides of the gun-control issue lined up and took their usual firing positions. But don’t expect anything to happen. Why not? Just look at the Commonwealth of Virginia. And the Democratic Party. Democrats have

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